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Wat Sing  This first Mon style temple of Pathum Thani is located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River, three km's. from the township area. It houses Luang Pho To, a Ayutthaya style gold covered Buddha image in a rare mara posture and Luang Pho Phet, a reclining Buddha image. The monks' former quarters have been turned into a museum for Mon antiques along with a teak reproduction of a Lord Buddha footprint and a bedstead used by King Rama II during his visit to Sam Khok. The villagers living around the temple produce old style Mon bricks, famous products of Pathum Thani.


Wat Phai Lom  This temple is located on the east bank of the Chao Phraya River in Amphoe Sam Khok. The Asian Open-bills migrate from India to lay their eggs here from November to May. Other kinds of migratory birds include the Black-capped Kingfishers, the Spot-billed Pelicans and the Black-headed Ibis.


Wat Chinwararam  ( 2nd right ) This temple, originally called Wat Makham Tai, is located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River slightly opposite the mouth of Khlong Rangsit Prayunsak near Amphoe Muang. The main interests are mural paintings depicting the story of Phra Chao Sip Chat or Lord Buddha's ten lives with poetic descriptions.  


Wat Hong Pathummawat  ( 3rd right ) This temple is located on the west bank of the Chao Phraya River in the town. It was constructed by the Mon immigrants in 1764 during the reign of King Taksin. The Chedi and vihara  are replicas of the ones at Hongsawadi City. The fish sanctuary in front of the temple attracts many tourists during holidays.


Rare Stone Museum the museum features a fascinating display of over ten thousand rare stones from Thailand and all over the world. Located on 29/2 Mu 1, Rangsit-Pathum Thani Road, the museum features a fascinating display of over ten thousand rare stones from Thailand and all over the world. Exhibits include precious stones, fossils, crystals, stalactites and more. Collections of ashtrays and cigarette labels are also on display. Open: Daily from 8.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m. Admission: 150 Baht

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Places of Interest around the Province of Pathum Thani

Pathum Thani Province Page 5, The Southeast Asian Ceramics Museum (SEACM), Bangkok University, Rangsit Campus